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    • Carrillo, Ileana; Castillo, Christian; Droguett, Daniel; Muñoz, Lorena; Liempi, Ana; Maya Arango, Juan; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (2016)
      Congenital Chagas’ disease is caused by the haemophlagelated protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), which is able to cross the placental barrier and infect both the placenta and fetus. However, congenital transmission ...
    • Liempi, Ana; Castillo Rivas, Christian; Medina, Lisvaneth; Galanti, Norbel; Maya Arango, Juan; Parraguez Gamboa, Víctor; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Elsevier, 2020)
      Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, and Toxoplasma gondii, which is responsible for Toxoplasmosis, are two parasites that cause significant protozoan zoonoses and consequently important economic losses ...
    • Medina, Lisvaneth; Castillo, Christian; Liempi, Ana; Herbach, Mathias; Cabrera, Gonzalo; Valenzuela, Lucía; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; de los Angeles Curto, María; Schijman, Alejandro G.; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Elsevier B.V., 2018)
      © 2018 Elsevier B.V. Congenital Chagas disease, caused by Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), has become epidemiologically relevant. The probability of congenital transmission depends on the maternal and developing fetal/newborn ...
    • González Herrera, Fabiola; Cramer, Allysson; Pimentel, Pollyana; Castillo, Christian; Liempi, Ana; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Machado, Fabiana S.; Maya Arango, Juan (American Society Microbiology, 2017)
    • Díaz Viraque, Florencia; Chiribao, María Laura; Trochine, Andrea; González Herrera, Fabiola; Castillo, Christian; Liempi, Ana; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Diego Maya, Juan; Robello, Carlos (Frontiers media SA, 2018)
      The discovery that trypanosomatids, unicellular organisms of the order Kinetoplastida, are capable of synthesizing prostaglandins raised questions about the role of these molecules during parasitic infections. Multiple ...
    • Campos Estrada, Carolina; Liempi, Ana; González Herrera, Fabiola; Lapier, Michel; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Pesce Reyes, Bárbara; Ferreira, Jorge; López Muñoz, Rodrigo; Maya Arango, Juan (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      © 2015 Campos-Estrada et al.Trypanosoma cruzi is the causal agent of Chagas Disease that is endemic in Latin American, afflicting more than ten million people approximately. This disease has two phases, acute and chronic. ...
    • González Herrera, Fabiola; Cramer, Allysson; Pimentel, Pollyana; Castillo, Christian; Liempi, Ana; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Machado, Fabiana S.; Maya Arango, Juan (American Society for Microbiology, 2017)
      Current treatments for chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy, a disease with high mortality rates and caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, are unsatisfactory. Myocardial inflammation, including endothelial activation, is ...
    • Muñoz, Lorena; Castillo, Christian; Carrillo, Ileana; Salinas, Andrea; Liempi, Ana; Droguett, Daniel; Maya Arango, Juan; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (2016)
      Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), the causative agent of Chagas disease, and Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii), responsible for Toxoplasmosis are two parasites that can cross the placental barrier. T. cruzi and T. gondii present ...
    • Castillo, Christian; Muñoz, Lorena; Carrillo, Ileana; Droguett, Daniel; Liempi, Ana; Astudillo, Javier; Maya Arango, Juan; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (2016)
      Congenital Chagas’ disease, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi), is one of the major public health concerns in Latin America where more than one million women in fertile age are infected. During ...
    • Medina, Lisvaneth; Castillo Rivas, Christian; Liempi, Ana; Guerrero Muñoz, Jesús; Rojas Pirela, Maura; Maya Arango, Juan Diego; Prieto, Humberto; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Frontiers Media, 2020)
      Trypanosoma cruzi and Toxoplasma gondii are two parasites than can be transmitted from mother to child through the placenta. However, congenital transmission rates are low for T. cruzi and high for T. gondii. Infection ...
    • Droguett, Daniel; Carrillo, Ileana; Castillo, Christian; Gómez, Fresia; Negrete, Miguel; Liempi, Ana; Muñoz, Lorena; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike; Galanti Garrone, Norbel; Maya Arango, Juan; Droguett, Daniel (Academic Press Inc., 2017)
      © 2016 Elsevier Inc.Congenital transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi (T. cruzi) is partially responsible for the progressive globalization of Chagas disease. During congenital transmission the parasite must cross the placental ...
    • Liempi, Ana; Castillo, Christian; Cerda, Mauricio; Droguett, Daniel; Duaso, Juan; Barahona, Katherine; Hernández, Ariane; Díaz Luján, Cintia; Fretes, Ricardo; Härtel, Steffen; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Elsevier, 2015)
      © 2014 Elsevier B.V.Chagas disease is an endemic, neglected tropical disease in Latin America that is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. In vitro models constitute the first experimental approach to study ...
    • Liempi, Ana; Castillo, Christian; Cerda, Mauricio; Droguett, Daniel; Duaso, Juan; Barahona, Katherine; Hernández, Ariane; Díaz Luján, Cintia; Fretes, Ricardo; Härtel, Steffen; Kemmerling Weis, Ulrike (Elsevier, 2015)
      © 2014 Elsevier B.V.Chagas disease is an endemic, neglected tropical disease in Latin America that is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. In vitro models constitute the first experimental approach to study ...